Pets and Xylitol: A Deadly Combination

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Xylitol is one of the most common—and deadly—pet poisons out there. Although our canine friends are the most frequently diagnosed (likely thanks to their generally indiscriminate tastes), just about any house pet is at risk. Here, your Sugar Land, TX … Read More »

Why is My Pooch’s Nose Changing Color?

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Did you know that some dogs’ noses can change color? This can happen suddenly or over a long period of time. Read on as your Sugar Land, TX veterinarian tells you about some of the possible reasons this phenomenon could … Read More »

Your Dog and Heartworm

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Did you know that April is Heartworm Awareness Month? Heartworm is one of the most dangerous medical issues our canine friends can face. It is also among the most preventable. In this article, your Sugar Land veterinarian goes over some … Read More »

Stargazing in Reptile Pets

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Have you ever seen a reptile twist his head upwards, staring at the sky? No, he’s not pondering the meaning of the universe—it’s a symptom known as stargazing! Snakes are the most common reptilian pet to exhibit this behavior, but … Read More »

Signs of a Sick Bird

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Birds can be very good at hiding their illness or discomfort from you. As such, it’s important to be able to recognize the signs of a sick bird so you can get your pet quick veterinary treatment! Here, a Stafford … Read More »

Feather Mites in Birds

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Although feather mites aren’t diagnosed often in indoor birds, they are dangerous and are contagious to other birds, so it’s best to be aware of the disorder. Read more about feather mites as a Sugarland vet provides more information below. … Read More »

Small Dog Health Problems

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Small dog breeds are wonderful pets—people adore them for their loyalty, ease of care, manageable size, and general cuteness! Smaller dogs are prone to certain disorders and health concerns, though, more so in some cases than large dogs. Here, a … Read More »

Lyme Disease in Dogs: Signs, Symptoms, Treatments & Prevention

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Lyme disease is a tick-borne illness caused by the bacteria borrelia burgdorferi. Ticks pick up the bacteria by feeding on infected animals, then they subsequently pass it on to healthy mammals by biting them. Lyme disease can be a serious, … Read More »